Housing crisis 'crippling' economy says CPS Director

Announcements on housing from both Conservative leadership candidates “pander to the fantasy that we can build all the houses we need on brownfield far away from where any Tory voters might see it”, according to CPS Director Robert Colvile.

In comments reported by The Guardian newspaper, he added “Britain has a housing crisis. It is crippling our economy. It is blighting the lives of a generation. Yet more nimbyism is emphatically not the answer.”

Rishi Sunak recently announced new housing development should be concentrated on brownfield sites.

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Date Added: Tuesday 28th June 2022